non-vegetarian cooking; possible earworm Show more
Haddock latkes, haddock latkes,
Gourmet food, gourmet food!
People call them fishcakes, people call them fishcakes,
Yes, they do. Yes, they do.
a minor baking anxiety Show more
Yesterday I bought lemon-infused olive oil. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but now I’m worried that my focaccia will end up tasting like Pledge.
Today’s adulting: Show more
• got the flu shot
• re-upped my tenant’s insurance
Thanksgiving Show more
I am thankful for the treaties of peace and friendship that allow me, as a Canadian who is not Mi’kmaq (or a member of any other nation in the Wabanaki Confederacy), to live in Mi’kma’ki and benefit from its land and waters. I reaffirm my duty to insist that Canada uphold these treaties.
American politics Show more
Exercised the rights of the citizenship I was born with to leave phone messages for two contemptible senators, urging them not to confirm Kavanaugh. There’s virtually no hope either of them will do the decent thing, but at least I helped send the message that people are watching them.
There’s someone in my neighbourhood who seems to be in the habit of screaming as they walk. I finally saw (rather than just heard) them doing it a few days ago, and apart from the screaming itself, they didn’t show any obvious signs of distress.
Primal therapy? Tourette’s? Just… the human condition?
Conference travel this (academic) year seems to have me alternating between Canada and Yurp: Show more
🇨🇦 Winnipeg (Sept.)
🇮🇸 Reykjavík (Oct.)
🇨🇦 Montréal (Nov.)
🇬🇧 London (Jan.)
🇨🇦 Hamilton (March)
🇭🇺 Budapest (April)
🇨🇦 Regina (May)
AI-generated candy hearts Show more
I trained a neural network to generate new candy heart messages - some more successful than others. http://aiweirdness.com/post/170685749687/candy-heart-messages-written-by-a-neural-network
@jakobpunkt Btw, did you know that MOT is at Mac this year? So there’s a good chance I’ll be in your part of the world ca. March 23–25.
One of the QC6s that @Jephjacques went from Halifax to Easthampton to sign is now on its way to me in Halifax from Easthampton! It’s possible there was a more efficient way for this to happen, but I’m happy about it nonetheless.
“combine[s] stateliness with a desperate effort to be funny”
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